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Fishing at Sian Ka’an: Chinchorro and Ascension Bay

Fishing fans are sure to fall in love with Sian Ka’an biosphere hook, line and sinker. There are plenty of opportunities to book fishing tours during your stay at Sian Ka’an Village, including a special fishing package: Luxury Fly Fishing Escape that includes a stay at Villa del Palmar Cancun before and after your arrival to Sian Ka’an Village.

Fishing at Chinchorro

Banco Chinchorro is a stunning atoll reef some 35 kilometres (22 miles) from Mexico’s Caribbean coastline. This incredible ring-shaped coral reef encloses a beautiful lagoon and sandy islets which makes it a breathtaking location for fishing tours as well as diving excursions.

Fishing tours to Chinchorro include game fishing on the journey out to the reef (depending on conditions) and fly or spin fishing on the flats. The kinds of fish you might catch at Chinchorro are varied with the chance of catching barracuda, bonefish and mahi mahi. The islands at the atoll are also populated by Golden Iguanas with the chance of seeing saltwater crocodiles too.

Fishing at Ascension Bay

A fishing tour to Ascension Bay is also an option any time of the year for avid saltwater anglers staying at Sian Ka’an Village. This incredible fishing site, surrounded by mangroves, offers miles of turquoise flats that are perfect for fly fishing. Common catches include bonefish, barracuda, tarpon, permit and jacks.


There is nothing quite like a fishing tour from Sian Ka’an Village.